Chief Operating Officer
APIIT Education Group
Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation
Mr. Gurpardeep Singh graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) Degree in Computer Science from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia in 1988, and a Master of Science Degree in Technology Management from Staffordshire University, UK. He has had almost 30 years’ experience in both the ICT and Higher Education industries, as a developer, project manager, technology manager and educator. Starting his career as an IT Project Manager with Malaysia’s leading Banking Group, Gurpardeep continued his career in academic management, technology development as well as technology programme design, development and delivery with the Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT) and subsequently the Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU).
He presently holds the position of Chief Operating Officer with the APIIT Education Group, and apart from his primarily responsibility for overall institutional development and operations, he also functions as the Group’s Chief Information Officer, with a focus on ensuring the planning, development and deployment of Digital Technology infrastructure and solutions in support of both educational Institutions within the Group. In this regard, he is overseeing strategic projects within the Group’s Digital Transformation programme aimed at exploiting technology advancements such as Cloud Computing, Mobile Solutions Development, IOT, AI and Data Analytics. Gurpardeep also serves as the Chairman of the Sectorial Training Committee (Education) under the Human Resource Development Corporation (HRDCorp) since 2016.